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. in 2005, afghan foreign minister abdullah attended the u.n. general assembly. i was proud to show him lady liberty. but even theb, he feared without more u.s. troops, the situation in afghanistan would deteriorate. >> 1510, united nations security resolution has to be implemented. it cannot be implemented without troops. >> in 2008, we lost more troops in afghanistan, 120 dead and 104 from nato allies than at any time since the war began in 2001. and for the first time, prominent military officials began warning of the possibility of defeat. the taliban had the momentum. >> we have seen a tremendous amount of bravery up to that time. what it took at that moment, when people were doubting and our backs were against the wall ttook a lot of resilience. it took a tremendous perseverance to keep that fight against al qaeda and keep pushing, bring more troops in to ultimately turn the tables and put al qaeda on their back foot. >> before i talk about that aspect of the counter attack, colonel kelley has corrected our premise, the first counter attack was not tora bora, it came before october 200
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